The Diocese of Des Moines

Resources for Parishes & Schools

We'd like to make it as easy as possible for you to find information on the diocesan website for your own use and to disseminate among parishioners, students and parents. At the left, you'll see links to various diocesan departments and resources they have available.  Below are some documents that may be helpful.



   Finance Council manual

Pastoral Council



   Board manual


    Role of the Parish Trustee


Thank you to all who made the first Summit on Parish Administration a success on Oct. 31 at Corpus Christi parish in Council Bluffs and Nov. 7 at St. Pius X in Urbandale.